WARD, J.K. (1881, Tug (Towboat))


Year of Build:
1881
Official Number:
80671
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lachine, QUE
Vessel Type:
Tug (Towboat)
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Stephen St.Denis
Original Owner and Location:
Stephen St.Denis, Lachine, Quebec
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
49'
Beam:
14'
Depth:
5.8'
Tonnage (gross):
23
Tonnage (net):
15
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rideau Lake, 1 1/2 miles above Oliver's Ferry, about 100 yards from shore on a reef in about (2 1/2 ?) feet of water.
Final Depth:
2.5 '
How:
Burned
Notes:
Wreck offered for sale in March 1893
History

1891-92 towing lumber and pulpwood from Rideau canal to Dexter or Oswego NY

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Walter Lewis
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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WARD, J.K. (1881, Tug (Towboat))